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1 May 2003 The Phantom Forest: Research on Gene-Altered Trees Leaps Ahead, into a Regulatory Limbo
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At an industrial park in Walnut Creek, California, technicians and robots are sorting through the 550 million base pairs of genetic code in poplar DNA to sequence a tree genome for the first time. They are poised to unlock a fine, full toolbox for the work of genetic engineering in trees.

STEVE NASH "The Phantom Forest: Research on Gene-Altered Trees Leaps Ahead, into a Regulatory Limbo," BioScience 53(5), 462-467, (1 May 2003). https://doi.org/10.1641/0006-3568(2003)053[0462:TPFROG]2.0.CO;2
Published: 1 May 2003
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